Oregon Health & Science University

Retina Specialist (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

OREGON, Portland.  Oregon Health & Science University, (OHSU), is a leading health and research university that strives for excellence in patient care, education, research, and community service.  Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU is recruiting a full-time Retina specialist to work with our current group of ten faculty and three fellows.

This position will join an established and highly regarded University-based practice with clinical, research and educational responsibilities, and will hold an academic appointment.  It has a strong established referral base and active surgical load.  The group practice consists of 8 optometrists and 52 ophthalmologists offering sub-specialty services in cornea, vitreoretinal disease, ophthalmic pathology and oncology, uveitis and ocular immunology, glaucoma, oculoplastics, neuro-ophthalmology, low vision and ophthalmic genetics. 

Function/Duties of Position

Provides clinical care to Retina and Vitreo-retinal patients of the University Hospital and Clinics, affiliated hospitals and clinics, and approved satellite locations; engaging in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups as approved by Department Chair; providing staffing to residents seeing Retina and Vitreoretinal patients; teaching residents and house staff about vitreoretinal diseases; and performing research relevant to vitreoretinal medicine; providing clinical and/or research supervision for ophthalmology residents and fellows.  May include activity in satellite locations.

Required Qualifications

Position Conditions/Qualifications:  Requires a current, valid MD license in Oregon and Washington, and completion of an accredited residency program and vitreoretinal fellowship training.  Must be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Knowledge and Skills:  Strong clinical and patient assessment skills. Detail-oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work.  Requires excellent organizational skills and strong communication and patient relations skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with employees at all levels of the organization is essential. Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and creative problem-solving skills are imperative.  Must be proactive and detail-oriented. The ability to work well independently and multi-task is critical.  The ability to plan and organize technical work and to adapt to a changing work environment is critical.   Must be able to assess and develop work tasks and systems in order to optimize clinic performance.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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